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Chinatown, Sydney

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Sydney's Chinatown is the oldest and largest Chinatown in Australia. Some top-tier Chinese chefs moved to Sydney in the 1990s, making this district world-famous for its Asian cuisine. There are Asian shops and open-air markets selling everything from traditional Chinese medicinal herbs to jewelry, meat, fish, flowers, vegetables, books, electronics, and inexpensive souvenirs. Several movie theaters offer daily screenings of documentary and feature films produced in Asia. Asian art galleries, restaurants, karaoke bars, shopping malls, and small boutiques attract visitors from around the world. While you can visit the area on your own, there is so much to see here, many tourists opt to join an official tour. Use our Sydney holiday planner to visit Chinatown on your trip to Sydney, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Suggesting this place is a town is a bit of an exaggeration, it's a short street in fairness. The place was OK, nothing special, full of your standard China Town shops and restaurants, I wouldn't dedi...  more »
  • A small pedestrian street with very many restaurants. That's all!!! Paddy's market is on the other side of the street, but good one as the other are not worth the detour. If you go there, take the opportunity to eat here, the choice is great and small prices...
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  • Great Asian food is located at Chinatown. From Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Thai, Malaysian etc. Great feed for under $20 Come visit on Friday night where they have there night markets to sample a few...  more »